Paeonia 'Cream Puff'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [species cultivar] - [lactiflora]



CREAM PUFF - Walter Marx; Introduced by Rogers, Sherwood, Oregon, May 19, 1981. Seedling #68-19; Japanese; parentage unknown; first bloomed 1965. Pale but bright pink cream staminodes, bowl-shaped, no seeds, no fragrance, heavy bloom, M, strong stems; 36-inch height; very dark green crinkled and rolled foliage


CREAM PUFF (Marx, introduced by Rogers, 1981) Japanese, midseason. Light pink guard petals, staminodes straw yellow with some pink color. Tips of staminodes are somewhat shredded, giving a delicate, lacy effect. Very nice

Cream Puff (Marx-Rogers, 1981) Pink, Japanese, midseason, 36" tall, lactiflora cultivar. A delicate, lacy center of 'shredded' yellow and pink staminodes cupped by cherry pink guard petals. Another flower arrangers delight!

Flower Form: Semi-double

Staking: No

Height:60-90 cm

Bloom Period: Week 5


Side Buds: 1 or 2 per stem

Comments: A lovely fluffy peony that ís a strong grower. The flowers are of the Japanese form and are a lovely pale pink that blends nicely into the perennial border. Plant in a location where you will view it close up to appreciate the lovely colour nuances within the centre.

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